If you weren't able to attend the United Fresh Show last month, you may be unaware of a film upgrade we recently rolled out on our patented Stand-Up Combo® bag. Previously made from a proprietary polyethylene blend, we have been working with a film partner to develop a higher performing recyclable alternative that is compatible with existing polyethylene recycle streams without diminished clarity, physical properties, or the waste that laminated or non-recyclable materials create.
Over the last five years, shopper trends and emerging technologies have created an enormous opportunity for fresh produce brands to add value, differentiate, and surprise, delight, and engage shoppers through packaging solutions. Oftentimes those trends and technologies originate outside the conventional produce department and require our industry to think more strategically and creatively about the way we position our products on the store shelf.
Built specifically for produce packing, you no longer need to rely on pouch baggers that have been adapted to handle fresh produce. As the pouch bag trend continues to grow in popularity with shoppers, it is imperative that your equipment deliver maximum efficiency – and even more importantly, maximum food safety. Check out these 5 reasons why Fox Solutions’ Pouch Bagger is the best option for your fresh produce operation.
Putting together a successful packaging program requires a lot of planning and coordination with operations and suppliers. To help you make sure you've covered all your bases, we've put together a Best Practices Checklist.
About 4 weeks ago, we celebrated the grand opening of our new 32,000 square foot printing facility – a project that was nearly a year in the making. We partnered with a local builder, Noser Construction Co., to bring our vision to life and help us strategically expand our operations to support continued growth for years to come.